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Journal of Applied Remote Sensing

Image recovery from polarimetric, nonimaged laser speckle
Author(s): Donald B. Dixon; Stephen C. Cain
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Paper Abstract

The addition of polarization diversity for a non-imaging laser speckle system provides improvement for the phase retrieval problem. The polarization diversity of the remote scene provides additional information for successfully recovering a two-dimensional image from noisy autocorrelations obtained from laser speckle patterns or pupil plane images. The proposed system may be used to characterize space-borne objects and debris with an earthbased sensor array. We propose an Expectation-Maximization (EM) algorithm with a simple, statistical-based stopping criteria. Results from both simulation and laboratory experiment are presented.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 November 2010
PDF: 18 pages
J. Appl. Remote Sens. 4(1) 043558 doi: 10.1117/1.3524542
Published in: Journal of Applied Remote Sensing Volume 4, Issue 1
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Donald B. Dixon, Air Force Institute of Technology (United States)
Stephen C. Cain, Air Force Institute of Technology (United States)


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